These days, if you reboot a franchise, you give the original cast members a couple of seconds of screen time. It’s pretty much a win-win scenario as far as producers are concerned. Fans who believe that sequels and remakes are heresy will be somewhat satiated by the involvement of original cast members, while newcomers won’t have any idea why the crowd around them is cheering for that background character. Sure, it’s fan service, but let’s be honest: some properties need a little bit of fan service more than others.
TV: Cartoon Network's Toonami block will expand to expands to 6 hours next week and run from midnight-6am.
History: Scientific American's "Buddhist "Iron Man" Found by Nazis Is from Space" headline doesn't really have anything to do with comics or superheroes, but it's still an interesting read...